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4 Commonly Overlooked Signs of PTSD

4 Commonly Overlooked Signs of PTSD Most people link post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to flashbacks, nightmares, and dramatic outbursts.  These are easily recognizable effects of past trauma. However, PTSD can manifest in a host of other ways that are often overlooked. These lesser-known symptoms impact a person’s everyday life and range from overall mood to…

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How Psychological Trauma Relates To Depression and Suicide

How Psychological Trauma Relates To Depression and Suicide When trauma, depression, and/or anxiety occur simultaneously, the results can be devastating. What is psychological trauma? Psychological trauma is an injury from a life-threatening or fearful experience that alters one’s perception. This injury causes changes in the brain and can impair cognitive functioning. Psychological trauma can include…